Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 6

Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 6

by John B. West
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 6

For 25 years, medical students, health science students, residents, and practitioners have recognized Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials as an invaluable companion to Dr. West's popular monograph, Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials. Intended primarily for medical students in their second and subsequent years, the sixth edition of Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials is a concise and clearly-written text, which focuses on the function of the diseased lung.

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ISBN-13: 9780781740623
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Edition description: Sixth Edition
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Lung Function Tests and What They Mean
Chapter 1Ventilation3
Chapter 2Gas Exchange17
Chapter 3Other Tests37
Part 2Function of the Diseased Lung
Chapter 4Obstructive Diseases51
Chapter 5Restrictive Diseases81
Chapter 6Vascular Diseases101
Chapter 7Environmental and Other Diseases123
Part 3Function of the Failing Lung
Chapter 8Respiratory Failure145
Chapter 9Oxygen Therapy159
Chapter 10Mechanical Ventilation173
Appendix ASymbols, Units, and Normal Values187
Appendix BReferences191
Appendix CFurther Reading195
Appendix DAnswers to Chapter Questions197

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